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income tax credit? republicans say no. do you want to find another way to do it? republicans say no. do you want to increase the magic? republicans say no. you can't visit both ways. either you're for women, either you're for building a middle class, or you're against it. and this game that the republicans play with the cbo. listen, the cbo says that obamacare is going to save $1.25 trillion in the next 20 years. but republicans don't accept that. they don't quote the cbo on that. the cbo says what the president has done with respect to supporting the economy has preserved and created over five million jobs. they never quote that. there is a reality about what is going on statistically. nobel laureates are saying raise the minimum wage. 432 economists have said raise the minimum wage. only republicans in this country say don't raise the minimum wage. >> it's not only republicans. >> can you give some of that juice to the president, governor? president obama, it's too much the professor from yale these days. i just heard a really good machine gun approach to arguing a point. you wouldn't
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people to stop moment? tax it. thank you very much. appreciate it. >>> biden enters the ring. let's play "hardball." >> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. earlier today, barbara walters popped the question to vice president biden. if hillary clinton runs for president, does that mean you won't run? isn't that what you have said? biden couldn't have been more emphatic. he said he never said he wouldn't run if hillary did. quote, whether she runs or not will not affect my decision. he went on to say that his wife jill was supportive of his decision, and that being a good vice president the next several years was a perfect way to make himself a solid presidential candidate. so are we ready? is the democratic party ready for this? is the country ready for a showdown between the vice president of the united states and the former first lady, former u.s. senator, former secretary of state? and why is biden saying all this now? and who is he saying it to? is he serving notice to secretary clinton that the presidential nomination is not hers for the as
is to give more money, tax breaks. but the way to help poor people to work harder is to kick them in the butt and their programs? why do you reward the wealthy to make more wealth and then encourage, supposedly, poor people to make more money by cutting them from money. explain the logic, please. >> don't ask me to do that because i cannot explain that logic because it's illogical. but there is a whole way of building up a infrastructure around people who are in poverty to make it easier for them to get work and for them to stay in jobs. that's providing health care, providing day care,el r early child education, nutritional programs for kids, and for their parents if they need it. family medical leave, you know, days off, paid vacation, all these sort of things that the poor don't have. transportation vouchers. because a lot of the working poor can't even get to the jobs. a center for budget and policy priorities put out a report saying even if you filled every job that was open today, you still have 2/3 of the unemployed without work. creating jobs is a whole another thing, but they don't w
pay an extraction tax. as governor i'll make the companies pay up to help fund our schools for a change. >> ads like that have rocketed him to the top of the democratic field. wolf's getting 36% of the democrats meanwhile allison schwartz is down to 9%. >>> we're back. for bether or worse, the country is witnessing a speed change when it comes to legalization of marijuana. with more than half of americans now saying it should be legal. in january, colorado became the first state to allow small amounts of the drug for medical use. 18 other states and the district of columbia allow marijuana for medical purposes. a handful of states are flirting with the idea of joining colorado and washington state and permitting the state for more than medical reaps, in other words for recreational, casual use if you will. here's one reason -- money. it will be a billion dollars industry. that means a little more than $130 million in tax revenue for the state. a documentary marijuana in america, colorado's pot rush premieres tonight. >> reporter: everywhere we went, we found businesses cash
. they even have a one-point lead over republicans when it comes to taxes. taxes. and it's an even playing field when it comes to the economy. but the only major issue where people trust republicans more than democrats is on the budget deficit, and there only by two points. yet despite all that, things look bleak for democrats in this year's midterm elections. we all know that. they don't stand a chance to regain the house. and according to an elections expert, charlie cook, they're losing their grip on the senate where republicans need to pick up net six seats to retake the majority. charlie cook put it bluntly today, saying, quote, democrats' chances of holding on to their majority in the senate is looking increasingly tenuous. there are now at least ten and potentially as many as 13 democratic-held seats in jeopardy. 10 to 13. by contrast, only two gop seats are in any meaningful danger. and that number hasn't changed in six months. things are starting to look grisly for senate democrats. that's charlie cook. another blunt way of putting it was john lovitz's classic portrayal of michael
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